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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
March 2, 1836, a day that lives in infamy, because it was on that day that the Texas Declaration of Independence formally declared the independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico.
The Texas Declaration of Independence was adopted at the Convention of 1836 at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 2, 1836.
The formal signing had to be postponed a day after the conventioneers adopted the declaration so that errors in the declaration's text could be corrected.
I have not committed, yet, to going to any of the many Texas Independence Day celebrations. It is such a conundrum of choices.